TRS surpasses others in panchayat polls

Hyderabad: The ruling TRS is witnessing people support in the first phase of panchayat polls held on Monday. By afternoon the polling was completed and the officials began counting of the votes from 2 pm onwards. As many as 1100 candidates supported by the TRS have won as Sarpanche posts. In the fray seats won party wise are Congress 249, TD 6, BJP 18, CPI 4, CPM 8 and others 253 when the last reports reached. Final results will be announced on Monday after 10 pm.

The elections held for 3701 panchayats and 28976 panchayats as 769 were elected unanimous out of 4479 panchayats and 3982 wards out of 10654 became unanimous. As many as 12202 persons for Sarpanches and 70954 in fray for ward members. State election commission is monitoring the elections and will announce the results on completing of the counting. Second and third phase panchayat polls will be held on January 25 and 30.